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Cyber-Security Reports Reveal Growing Concerns About Data Breach Risks

NEW ANALYSIS: Nine different cyber-security reports released the week of Feb.19 - 23 show a rising volume of cyber-threats, though not all organizations are preparing for the right types of attacks.

Global Cost of Cyber-Crime Reached a New High of $600 Billion in 2017

A report from McAfee and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), reveals the growing global costs of cyber-crime.
IBM Business Email Compromise

IBM Discovers Business Email Compromise Attack Tied to $5M in Loses

Attackers allegedly based in Nigeria have stolen approximately $5M from Fortune 500 companies in a sophisticated email campaign.

Number of DDoS Attacks Continues to Grow, Akamai Reports SLIDESHOW

Akamai's Fourth Quarter 2017 State of the Internet / Security Report reveals that on a year-over-year basis, DDoS attacks grew by 14 percent, with the online gaming industry being the top target.

Cisco Report Finds Organizations Relying on Automated Cyber-Security

Cisco's 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report reveals that attackers are increasingly using encryption to help evade detection.
Daily Tech Briefing Feb. 21, 2018

U.S. Charges 13 Russians With Plot to Disrupt 2016 Election VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: The U.S. indicts 13 Russians in a plot to influence the 2016 election campaign; FedEx customer data is left publicly exposed on a cloud storage server; the U.S. formally accuses Russia of launching the NotPetya ransomware attack; and there's more.
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Tesla Cloud Account Data Breach Revealed in RedLock Security Report

NEWS ANALYSIS: Security researchers at RedLock find major breach at Tesla’s cloud environment that led to leak of sensitive data and theft of computer resources.

Chef Launches InSpec 2.0 to Improve Security Compliance Automation

Chef updates its open-source detection and evaluation tool to help organizations with security compliance in the cloud.

Apple Patches Indian Character Crash Bug in iOS, macOS

A flaw in the Apple Core Text framework enabled a simple character to crash any Apple device that attempted to render the symbol.
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U.S. Indicts 13 Russians in Plot to Influence 2016 Election Campaign

NEWS ANALYSIS: The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted 13 Russians and three Russian organizations on charges of engaging in cyber-crimes aimed at meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Docker Container Crypto-Currency attacks

Researchers Show Docker Containers at Risk for Crypto-Currency Attacks

NEWS ANALYSIS: Security researchers observe an attack in progress to learn how cyber-attackers insert crypto-currency mining malware into Docker containers.

Five Security Truisms That Have Stood the Test of Time

Despite all of the iterations in software and hardware during the last couple of decades, there remains some fundamental security advice that has stood the test of time and is just as relevant today as it was in the 1980s.

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